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Siesta Key Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 4 years ago

Roadwork updates for week of Oct. 30

by: Eddie Kirsch


Interstate 75
From north of North River Road to north of state Road 681.
Construction — Temporary nighttime lane closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Oct. 30 to Oct. Nov. 5. This project is anticipated for completion in the summer of 2012. The contractor is Astaldi Construction Corporation. For additional project information contact Trudy Gerena, public information officer, at 584-6894 or 813-299-3579 or visit

U.S. 301
From Myrtle Street to DeSoto Road
Construction — Contractor will do general cleanup and repairs on both sides of the roadway. Two northbound and southbound lanes will remain open at all times. The contractor is Cone & Graham Inc. For more information, visit or call the Public Information Officer at 232-5590.

U.S. 41
Over Roberts Bay
Maintenance — No major lane closures or any other major impacts to traffic.

Over North Creek
Maintenance — Project consists of placing rip-rap in the channel. Work will begin Oct. 31 and is expected to finish Jan. 28, 2012.

State Route 789
At Ringling Bridge
Bridge maintenance project — There will be no lane closures. Maintenance will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through November.

State Route 758
From U.S. 41 to Beneva Road
Maintenance — Intermittent eastbound lane closures between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Oct. 10 to Nov. 3. Expect possible delays

State Route 72
Replacement of the bridge over Myakka River
Construction — Construction within the boundaries of Myakka River State Park. Single lane closures and minor delays during daylight hours. No weekend work. The project completion is estimated for summer 2012. The contractor is Kelly Brothers Construction Inc.

At the Stickney Point Drawbridge
Maintenance — eastbound and westbound lan closures from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Oct. 23 to Oct. 27. Expect possible delays.

State Route 78
Over Coon Key Waterway
Maintenance — Project consists of placing rip-rap at various pier locations. Work will begin Oct. 31 and is expected to finish Jan. 28, 2012.

State Road 681
Over U.S. 41
Bridge maintenance – Project expected to start soon. Lane closures once crews begin working.


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